[WASP Patch]

One of 252 objects in the series: National WASP Museum Collection available on this site.

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Fabric patch with a depiction of Fifinella, the mascot of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). The round patch has a white background and a blue border. "W.A.S.P." and "Women Airforce Service Pilots WWII" is printed under the image of Fifinella. "Pat Lewis" is written on the back.

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1 patch : fabric, col. ; 8 x 8 cm.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: National WASP WWII Museum and one other and was provided by National WASP WWII Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 13 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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National WASP WWII Museum

Located at Avenger Field in Nolan County Texas, the WASP World War II Museum commits to preserving the legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. As a teaching museum, it features archives, exhibits, and oral histories that record a significant period in history when women dared to break barriers and contribute to victory.

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Fabric patch with a depiction of Fifinella, the mascot of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). The round patch has a white background and a blue border. "W.A.S.P." and "Women Airforce Service Pilots WWII" is printed under the image of Fifinella. "Pat Lewis" is written on the back.

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1 patch : fabric, col. ; 8 x 8 cm.

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National WASP WWII Museum

Bringing the history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots to life, these archives represent the role of the flight school in training women pilots to fly military planes and show how WASPs responded socially and professionally to new challenges brought by war. Included are financial documents, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, pilots' logs, and flight manuals.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • July 30, 2018, 6:03 a.m.

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  • Aug. 3, 2018, 12:20 p.m.

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[WASP Patch], physical object, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1029713/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting National WASP WWII Museum.